Meditation from early childhood

Can kids meditate ? What is the right time to start? Are meditation practices of adults and children different ? Is it even useful for kids to meditate? These are some of the important and widely asked questions about Meditation.

To start off - yes, the practice of meditation helps kids and adults alike. Children as young as three or four can start meditation. It helps them a lot to understand their body better. It is also a great tool to make them feel calm and relaxed.

 For Infants & Children

Start with taking deep breaths. Below are some easy tips 

  • Make them sit in a comfortable position. 

  • Sitting cross-legged is a wonderful starter

  • Teach them about connecting with their bodies. For example, tell them to watch their tummy move up and down as they take a deep breath in and out.

  • Ask them to close their eyes and start moving only their finger tips - first all at once and then one at a time

  • Make this a bedtime routine

 Meditation for teens

Can kids meditate ? What is the right time to start? Are meditation practices of adults and children different ? Is it even useful for kids to meditate? These are some of the important and widely asked questions about Meditation.

To start off - yes, the practice of meditation helps kids and adults alike. Children as young as three or four can start meditation. It helps them a lot to understand their body better. It is also a great tool to make them feel calm and relaxed.

 

 For Infants & Children

Start with taking deep breaths. Below are some easy tips 

  • Make them sit in a comfortable position. 

  • Sitting cross-legged is a wonderful starter

  • Teach them about connecting with their bodies. For example, tell them to watch their tummy move up and down as they take a deep breath in and out.

  • Ask them to close their eyes and start moving only their finger tips - first all at once and then one at a time

  • Make this a bedtime routine

https://www.ekdali.com/product/yoga-for-all link to our Yoga - 7 Asana for all age groups and fitness levels. Display this poster in a prominent location at home, spend 10 minutes as family practicing these simple asanas. It is a great family time activity and it also builds fitness.

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